Tuesday 9th February 2016

Par beach: 14 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Little Egret, 2 Dunnock, 4 Greenfinch, 3 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Cormorant. 4 Tufted Duck and 35+ Canada Geese. (B Smith)

Carrick Roads, between Penarrow Point and St Just Pool: 9 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 12+ Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_SandwichTern_090216Sandwich Tern, John St Ledger

Lower Tamar Lake: 29 Goosander (15m 14f), 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 21 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 26 Herring Gull, 2 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron. At the hide feeders: 1 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch and 1 Treecreeper. (R Mudge)

Marazion: 2 juv Glaucous Gull  early morning and 2 Great Northern Diver (C.Barnard) Also 2 Little Gull (1 ad & 1 1w).

Newlyn: 4 Great Northern Diver in harbour & 1 off North Pier (C.Barnard) Also 1 juv Glaucous Gull Sandy Cove: 1 f Black Redstart, 2 Great Northern Diver. (P McVey) Also c80 Black-headed Gull and 1 Mediterranean Gull feeding at shoreline and c200 Kittiwake on the sea about 100yds off shore. (M Spicer, T Mills) Tolcarne: 1 m Black Redstart again on rocks over seawall. (T Mills)

Mylor Churchtown, Penarrow Point: 1 Black-necked Grebe.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup.

Sancreed: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull again.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit viewed from King George V Memorial Walk.

Long Rock: 1 Glossy Ibis still in field behind Longrock Pool.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill still.

St Anne’s Wood: 1 partially leucistic (?) Robin. (T Mcgowan)

TMcgowan_Robin_090216Robin, Tony Mcgowan 

tdm